Lynching; acknowledging with profound regret the existence and acceptance within the Commonwealth. (HJ655)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond), and Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Acknowledging with profound regret the existence and acceptance of lynching within the Commonwealth. Expresses the sentiment of the General Assembly in acknowledging with profound regret the existence and acceptance of lynching within the Commonwealth and calling for reconciliation among all Virginians. This resolution is a recommendation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission. This resolution is identical to SJ 297. Read the Bill »


02/20/2019: Passed the Senate


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103777D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
01/17/2019Assigned Rules sub: Subcommittee #2
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/31/2019Reported from Rules (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Taken up
02/04/2019Engrossed by House
02/04/2019Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Reading waived
02/05/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
02/18/2019Reported from Rules with substitute
02/18/2019Committee substitute printed 19106504D-S1
02/19/2019Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106504D_S1
02/20/2019Read third time
02/20/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/20/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106504D-S1
02/20/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HJ655S1
02/20/2019Agreed to by Senate with substitute by voice vote
02/21/2019Placed on Calendar
02/21/2019Senate substitute agreed to by House 19106504D-S1 (100-Y 0-N)
02/21/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ655ER)